Tuesday, 21 January 2020

The Brennan Gyro-Monorail: The World’s First Single-Track Railcar That Was Never Developed Beyond the Prototype Stage

quote [ The Brennan Gyro-Monorail was developed by the Irish-born Australian inventor Louis Brennan (1852–1932). It was 40 feet long and weighed 22 tons, and was designed to carry 10 tons. Speed on the level was 22 mph. The vehicle was balanced by two vertical gyroscopes mounted side by side, and spinning in opposite directions at 3000 rpm. ]

Dreamin' 'bout a monorail to take you away.
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[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT]


the circus said @ 4:10pm GMT on 21st Jan
Almost as cool as the gyrocar.
Hugh E. said @ 7:44am GMT on 22nd Jan
Which is pronounced yee-roh-car.

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